Surviving the Impending AI/ML/DS Arms Race

Surviving the Impend...

Overview: In this video you will learn how bring the benefits of machine learning and artificial intelligence to your business. Jeremy explains in 5 simple steps the route to become more AI/ML driven in your company. Learning outcomes: You will learn the difference between Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Data Science. Your will learn […]

7 Great ways to add a Chatbot to your Business

7 Great ways to add ...

Pick the right use case and reap the benefits of having an automated chatbot in your business Choosing the right way to use a chatbot in your business may be one of the most important parts of the entire building process. The objective that you give to your chatbot will determine what features will be built, […]

Uber Turns to Neural Network Tech to Enhance Prediction

Uber Turns to Neural...

For Uber, the arrival of peak travel days like New Year’s Eve can strain its service to the limit, with the number of rides nearly tripling its average rate. Consequently, it’s critical for Uber to develop accurate forecasting methods to forecast the volume and location of ride demand. To improve prediction precision, Uber has developed a single, […]

Solve Business Problems with Data Science

Solve Business Probl...

A generalized framework to data-driven consulting projects   Overview Here we propose a general framework to solve business problems with data science. This 5-step framework will not only shed light on the subject to someone from the non-technical background, but also allow data enthusiasts to consistently deliver quality results in a timely manner. First we […]

ODSC State of Data Science 2017 report: The Data Wave

ODSC State of Data S...

When co-authors D.J. Patil and ODSC East 2017 Keynote Presenter Thomas H. Davenport wrote that sexy article in 2012 they claimed that “Data scientists’ most basic, universal skill… the ability to write code… may be less true in five years’ time.” Now 5 years later, in this post, we will see that this statement is not […]

Data is the New Oil

Data is the New Oil...

Data has supplanted oil as the fuel for creating big business value When I give talks on data strategy and AI strategy, I talk about data being the new oil. And, data being the fuel (oil) that is fueling the AI machine. I also talk about how to value data, since it is perhaps the […]

Re-thinking Enterprise business processes using Augmented Intelligence

Re-thinking Enterpri...

In the 1990s, there was a popular book called Re-engineering the Corporation. Looking back now, Re-engineering certainly has had a mixed success – but it did have an impact over the last two decades. ERP deployments led by SAP and others were a direct result of the Business Process re-engineering phenomenon. So, now, with the […]

How fast does the business landscape change?

How fast does the bu...

Shiny Project contributed by Jiaxu Luo – Data Science Student in the NYC Data Science Academy Bootcamp I. Introduction Do you have any idea how the structure of world economy change over the years? Do you know how the giant companies in the industry you work for evolved and degraded over the years? Which companies in […]

The Mathematical Principles of Management

The Mathematical Pri...

I’ve read about 100 management books by now but if there’s something that always bothered me it’s the lack of first principles thinking. Basically it’s a ton of heuristics. And heuristics are great, but when you present heuristics as true objectives, it kind of clouds the underlying objectives (and you end up with weird proxy […]